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History

Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) was founded on November 20th, 1959 and, on account of Law 14.557, it became one of the first private universities of Argentina.

With the purpose of creating an institution specifically devoted to teaching engineering and sea-related sciences, ITBA took its first steps under the vision of Vice-Admiral Carlos A. Garzoni, one of its founders and main sources of inspiration, who served as Chancellor for several years during the early days of the organization and development of the University.

In the beginning, the University developed its activities in a building located at Cuba 1930, City of Buenos Aires. Later on, in 1965, it moved to its current location in Avenida Eduardo Madero 399. Today, the University has expanded geographically and now has several campuses.

Currently, ITBA has over 7,000 graduates who develop activities in the professional arena, in state-owned institutions, private companies, or have their own business ventures or projects, which are highly successful.

The academic activities started in 1960, when the first class began its studies. Over the years, the number of students increased significantly, while other areas of expertise were also included.

ITBA offers undergraduate courses in the following subjects: Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and two Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Information Systems, and Business and Social Analytics.

ITBA´s Graduate School has over 2,000 graduates and specializes in the generation of knowledge to use technological innovation for the welfare of the society. Its main purpose is to update and deepen the training of professionals by providing them with tools in the following areas: competitiveness, innovation systems, sustainability and management.

Mission

ITBA is committed to the development of the country and the region.

We are focused on educating professionals in the fields of Engineering, Technology and Management in undergraduate, graduate, and Executive Education programs, through our advanced educational techniques, high academic standards, continuously improving curriculum, and with the aim to respond to the needs of society.

Vision

To be acknowledged as a regional leader in technology, engineering and management.

Our vision is to be the most recognized Technology, Engineering and Management University in Argentina for the excellence and quality of our graduates, our faculty, the innovation of our plans, programmes and methodologies, our applied research, our vast business network and our connections with the best universities in the region and in the world.

Code of conduct

Values

The following ethical values ​​guide our daily actions:

  • Respect for others, as a core behavior guiding our relations among students, teachers and university staff.
  • Respect for the truth and the pledged word, as the essence of our university work.
  • Compliance with rules and standards, as an essential coexistence feature both inside and outside the University.
  • Capacity to be accountable for one’s actions, as a responsible expression of our professional roles.
  • Our Institutional values allow us to pursue and develop:
  • Search for academic excellence in teaching, research and technological development.
  • Teamwork, underpinned by the personal and professional development of the individuals, and by the integration of every member of our university community.
  • Transparent management based in an open communication.
    Commitment to the development of the country, maintaining a global vision and promoting diversity.

CERTIFICATIONS

All of our careers are accredited by the National Commission for Evaluation and University Accreditation at the Ministry of Education.